#Health

New imaging system makes back surgery safer, faster and less expensive

8 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers from Dartmouth College are pioneering a new way to make back surgery faster, cheaper and safer. Engineers from the Thayer School of Engineering and the Geisel School of Medicine...

MIT spinout PlenOptika aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

11 months ago — 1.5 min read

Getting a glasses prescription is often difficult in developing countries. However, engineers at PlenOptika - an MIT spinout - aim to help with a new device that can create an...

DARPA Announces Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

1 year ago — 1 min read

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has just announced contracts to fund five research groups and one company contracts as jump start its Neural Engineering System Design...

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot Kills Infection-Causing Microbes in Hopstials

1 year ago — 1 min read

Meet LightStrike - the robot making hospitals safer by zapping germs with UV rays. Across the world, hospitals are looking at innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens or kill antibiotic...

Virtual Reality & Robotics Help Paralyzed Patients Learn to Walk Again

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Long-term paraplegics, fully paralysed from the waist down, have experienced a partial recovery after training with virtual reality (VR) and robotic technologies.

Eight innovative researchers awarded prestigious Enterprise Fellowships

3 years ago — 0 min read

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub has awarded Enterprise Fellowships to support eight researchers in in developing their innovations. These researchers were recognised as developing some of the most...